Land Warfare

Thai army invents eucalyptus tank armour

20th November 2016 - 18:56 GMT | by Sompong Nondhasa in Bangkok


Save this for later

The Royal Thai Army has invented multipurpose armour made from eucalyptus wood for its M60A3 main battle tanks (MBT) to improve their protection against anti-tank weapons.

The wood armour was tested before high-ranking army commanders and the outcome was declared ‘very satisfactory’. The add-on armour is now awaiting authorisation to ...

Want to read more?

This content is only available to Premium News subscribers

Back to News

Share to